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27 October 2016
Analysis of our mortgage data sheds new light on the balance between debt and equity over the lifetime of a borrower.
20 October 2016
While hard economic data post-referendum remains elusive, survey data points to recovery in September. Our September gross lending estimate is £20.5 billion, up 2% from a year ago.
5 October 2016
Tony Moroney of Berkeley Research Group (UK) Ltd recently spoke at a CML conference on digital innovation. Here, he looks at its potential to transform the mortgage market.
26 September 2016
CML data on lending in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and London shows that each of these markets has its own unique characteristics, distinguishing it from the rest of the UK.
22 September 2016
While hard economic data post-referendum remains scarce, surveys point to a recovery in sentiment. Our gross lending estimate for August is £22.5 billion, up 15% on a year ago.
19 September 2016
CML conference chair Peter Rogerson sets out his views on the role of intermediaries in the mortgage market.
12 September 2016
Richard Donnell of Hometrack looks at his firms's data on rents and property values - and assesses the impact of tightened underwriting criteria on buy-to-let landlords and lenders.
25 August 2016
We estimate that gross mortgage lending was £21.4 billion in July, marginally softer than June, but the first year-on-year drop for more than a year.
17 August 2016
The Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme is set to close at the end of this year - we look back at how it has performed over the last three years.
8 August 2016
Our survey shows most landlords are still part-time, have a small portfolio of properties and rely on rental payments for less than half of their income.